Designing the entrance area – 3 different concepts

Why is the furnishing in the entrance area important?

Designing the entrance area is completely overrated? We explain to you why this is not the case. Of course, a hallway is not necessarily a room where you stay for a long time. Nevertheless, he can play an important role. It welcomes family and friends and is the first place in the apartment or house that we see when we come home. Therefore, it should look nice, neat and inviting. Because the first impression counts.

In addition, the plank should meet a number of practical requirements. It must offer enough storage space for shoes, bags, jackets and coats. Keys and wallets also need a permanent place so that you don't forget anything when you go out.

What furnishing options are there for the hallway?

Basically, there are different furniture, colors and decorative elements in the hallway, just like in other rooms. Unfortunately, these furnishing options are often neglected, so that the entrance area usually does not look very inviting and untidy. With the following basic equipment, you know exactly how to set up your hallway perfectly.

  1. Hallway furniture: Especially in the cold season, you need space in the hallway for jackets and coats. If you have a large hallway, wardrobe closets are not a problem. Sliding doors save some space when opening the closet. For medium-sized or small floorboards, a ceiling-mounted wardrobe or coat hooks are suitable, neither of which take up much space. But clothes rails are also a welcome alternative for large entrance areas. As a result, the hallway doesn't look quite as cluttered and tidy - provided there isn't that much hanging on the floor or on the walls. The same is true of the shoes. These can be stored in a closed shoe cabinet. Another possibility is shoe racks or shoe benches, which can also be used as seating. So you can easily put on and take off your shoes. A stool or an armchair can also be used to complement the furnishings in the entrance area – provided space allows. Sufficient storage and storage space must be created so that keys, wallets and other small items do not fly around. You can achieve this with a console table or a wall mirror that has a built-in shelf.
  2. The colors: There are no limits to the colors. The only thing that matters is your taste. If you like it more Scandinavian reserved, classic white or pastel colors are suitable. In this way you give the floorboard more width, which is ideal for a narrow hallway . In addition, he is friendly and inviting. Another plus point is the flexibility when choosing furniture, because you can combine a lot with these colors. Of course, you also have the option of furnishing the entrance area with strong colors, because this is a room where you spend little time, so you can be more daring. Whether strong yellow, green or blue, half-height painted walls, patterned wallpaper or high-contrast block stripes - everything is allowed. You can also make a statement with a strong color.
  3. The decoration: Depending on which entrance area you have, you have different decoration options. A long hallway is perfect for turning into a photo gallery or library, space permitting. Plants on the floor or a bouquet on the dresser create a cozy and inviting atmosphere.
  4. The lighting: The entrance area is usually not supplied with natural daylight, so that the lighting plays an important role. Bright spots provide enough light and do not take up space in the form of wall lights. The latter can of course also be installed, provided there is enough space. Spot lighting can conjure up a great ambience.
Clothes rail RUBI - Black clothes rail mounted on the ceiling | metal booth
Shoe rack BOVI - shoe rack in black and made of metal with decoration | metal booth



Find your own style with one of the 3 furnishing concepts for your hallway

The furnishing wishes and preferences of everyone are as different as the respective entrance area can be. With our 3 furnishing concepts you will find the right one for you.

  1. The unusual entrance area: The unusual hallway offers space to try things out. Basically everything is possible. You can work with bright colors, fall back on extravagant patterned wallpaper or stage special pieces of furniture. A dark contrasting ceiling can also achieve a special effect.
  2. The classic hallway: The classically furnished hallway shines with just a few objects. This makes the room appear larger because it is not so crowded. Light and soft colors such as white or pastel shades bring calm and do not overwhelm the eye. In addition, different furniture can be combined. So that it doesn't look so empty, you can hang up a few more pictures.
  3. The practical hallway: When designing the hallway, what matters most is the benefit. Plenty of shelves and storage space are essential. A narrow closet is ideal for winter and autumn jackets. Additional storage space should also be planned for bags. A shoe rack should not be missing in the practical hallway. This can not only be used as storage space for shoes, but also offers a seat to comfortably put on and take off shoes. Before you leave the house, you can do one last check in the mirror, which provides storage space for keys and wallet.


With this furniture you are prepared for the 2022/2023 trend

Are you already well prepared and know exactly how you want to design your hallway? In order to be fully in line with the 2022/2023 trend, you absolutely need a wardrobe with ceiling mounting. It is a real eye-catcher and very space-saving. It doesn't stand around in your hallway and offers space for other things. If the wardrobe is too minimalist for you, you can use a wooden panel wardrobe. The wood radiates comfort and is inviting.

With a little furniture, the right wall paint or wallpaper and a few decorative elements, you can spread glamor in your entrance area, which is often neglected. Whether unusual, classic or practical - there is something for every taste and every plank.

Need more inspiration? Then discover suitable products for your entrance area at Metallbude .

November 30, 2022